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Contents Acknowledgements Introduction: On language and sexual politics I The sexual politics of representation 1. Sexism and semantics (1984) 2. Nonsexist language: lost in translation? (1995) 3. Language, sexism and advertising standards (2004) II Power and difference 4. Lakoff in context: the form and function of tag questions (with Fiona McAlinden and Kathy O'Leary, 1988) 5. Performing gender identity: young men's talk and the construction of heterosexual masculinity (1997) 6. 'Is there any ketchup, Vera?' Gender, power and pragmatics (1998) III Ideologies of language and gender 7. Verbal hygiene for women: linguistics misapplied? (1994) 8. Styling the worker: gender and the commodification of language in the globalized service economy (2000) 9. Men are from earth, women are from earth (2003) IV Language, gender and sexuality 10. Naming of parts: gender, culture and terms for the penis among American college students (1992) 11. Straight talking: the sociolinguistics of heterosexuality (2002) Notes Bibliography Index
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Language and sex.
Power (Social sciences).